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rock plant

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(Plants) any plant that grows on rocks or in rocky ground
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Noun1.rock plant - plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock gardenrock plant - plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
lithophyte, lithophytic plant - plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere
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I was not prepared for the grandeur of the scenery; the workings of an unknown Power greater than that of man were visible at every step; the overhanging crags, the precipices on either hand, the stillness only broken by the voices of the mountain streams, the sternness and wildness of the landscape, relieved here and there by Nature's fairest creations, pine trees that have stood for centuries and delicate rock plants at their feet, all combine to produce sober musings.
Cut back rock plants after flowering and trim trailing plants in the rock garden.
You can cut them from the main plant when they have rooted well Continue cutting back rock plants such as alyssum, aubrieta and helianthemum immediately after flowering, before they have had time to set seed During dry weather raise the cutting blades on your lawnmower and mow without using the grass box so that the clippings help retain moisture Thin established seedlings of herbs such as chervil and dill to 15-30cm (6-12in) apart, according to the eventual spread of the plants.
Replace rock plants showing signs of severe frost damage, such as loss of foliage, discoloured leaves and dead patches.
Two Little Rock plants received silver awards in 2010.
Eye-catching containers can be made out of anything you may otherwise dump, from old food cans painted with brightly coloured weather-resistant paint, to sinks which can house a myriad of rock plants, and teapots, mugs and rusty buckets with holes drilled in the bottom which can be planted up and strategically placed to brighten up the scene.
Rock plants have evolved to suit stony mountainsides where water does not linger and what you will have to ensure is that the soil beneath your rock garden drains freely.
Hawkeye Renewables' Iowa Falls and Fairbank facilities currently operate over 220 million gallons of ethanol production and Hawkeye Growth's Menlo and Shell Rock plants operate over 230 million gallons of production.
Plant spring bedding, rock plants and compact perennials.
Hawkeye Renewables' Iowa Falls and Fairbank facilities currently operate over 220 million gallons of ethanol production and Hawkeye Growth's Menlo and Shell Rock plants, which will become operational in the second half of 2008, will add another 230 million gallons of production.
Lots more bulbs and rock plants will be on show and it is open to the public from noon until 3.